Flames are seen at a drilling platform for combustible ice after a completion of a 60-day mining trail in the Shenhu area of South China Sea, southeast of Zhuhai

Flames are seen at a drilling platform for combustible ice after a completion of a 60-day mining trail in the Shenhu area of South China Sea, southeast of Zhuhai

A Chinese natural gas drilling platform in the Shenhu area of the South China Sea, southeast of Zhuhai, Guangdong province, China, July 9, 2017. Picture: Reuters/Stringer

July 27, 2017 4:31 PM (UTC+8)